The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 33 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing REST 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.39% 1.37% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.47% 4.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.53%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
59 121 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.43% 27.63% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 79 30
Average daily rate £388 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Swindon region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Sencha
2 5 (55.56%) Sencha Touch
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) PhoneGap
3 4 (44.44%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (44.44%) Android Development
3 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
3 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 4 (44.44%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) RESTful
3 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (11.11%) DataPower
6 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UI Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Sencha Touch
3 4 (44.44%) PhoneGap
3 4 (44.44%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (44.44%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
6 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DataPower
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
1 4 (44.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Android Development
3 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) OOD
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Sencha
2 1 (11.11%) IBM